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TxDOT at 100: It’s More Than Just ‘the Highway Department’

The Texas Department of Transportation (aka TxDOT) is turning 100 this year. The organization is much more than just about highways — although many Texans still refer to it as “the highway department.” To celebrate its centennial, TxDOT has a travelling exhibit that’s making the rounds around the state, including a recent stint in Houston. […]

Highway Interchange Freeways Traffic Roads - Arial - FMartinThe Texas Department of Transportation (aka TxDOT) is turning 100 this year. The organization is much more than just about highways — although many Texans still refer to it as “the highway department.”

To celebrate its centennial, TxDOT has a travelling exhibit that’s making the rounds around the state, including a recent stint in Houston.

TxDOT’s Karen Othon joins us to talk about the organization’s history and how “the highway department” has changed over the last century.

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